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High School Freshman Emma Morin Recognized for Dedication to Summer Internship At South Plainfield Borough Hall

September 22, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - South Plainfield High School Freshman Emma Morin was recognized at the Borough Council meeting this past Monday for outstanding dedication to the South Plainfield Internship Program at Borough Hall over this past summer. 

Morin was invited to the front of the room at Monday’s Council meeting, where Mayor Matthew Anesh shook her hand and presented her with a ...

South Plainfield Adopts a "Smoke-Free" Ordinance

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Borough has had since 2006 a ban on smoking in the parks and playgrounds, except in marked “smoking allowed” areas.  The Mayor and Council have amended the ordinance to expand the smoke-free zones.  It is not a very large change, but it signals a stronger stand against public smoking.  It no longer allows for designated smoking areas in the ...

South Plainfield Holds 60th Annual Labor Day Parade

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield’s 60th Annual Labor Day Parade was held on Sept. 4 with crowds of all ages gathering along the route. The theme of this year’s parade was ‘Happy 60th Birthday South Plainfield Labor Day Parade.’

“Today, is the 60th birthday of the Labor Day Parade and was one of the best parades ever as stated by many ...

South Plainfield’s 60th Annual Labor Day Festivities September 4

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Borough of South Plainfield held its first Labor Day Parade in 1957 as a small event for the community. Today, the annual parade is one of the oldest and best attended in the state, with men, women, and children of all ages coming from near or far to march or watch.

This year’s parade will step off on Monday, Sept. 4 and, in honor of the ...

Congressman Pallone on Bipartisanship, Immigration, Opiates, and Charlottesville

KEYPORT, NJ -  Frank Pallone (D-6) has been "working the room" since his election to Congress in 1993.  

On Wednesday at an IHOP in Keyport, he invited TAPinto Piscataway and other press from across Central New Jersey to a breakfast where he tackled a variety of topics in a relaxed forum, airing his views and citing his concerns about current issues facing not only New ...

Margaret Ackerman Reflects on Three Decades of Dedication to South Plainfield's Social Services

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – For the past 33 years, Margaret Ackerman has dedicated herself to helping South Plainfield residents who have fallen on hard times. As director of the borough’s department of social services, Ackerman has helped provide more than just food, clothing, and financial assistance. She has been a voice and a trusted advocate for families and individuals in ...

Councilman Bengivenga to Meet with Conrail Officials

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Councilman Robert Bengivenga Jr. is scheduled to meet with Conrail officials today to review the rail crossings and discuss possible repairs to the roadways.  According to Bengivenga he has spoken to Conrail a number of times over the past week. “Conrail has been eager to meet, and they seem interested in understanding what problems are taking place at the ...

Councilwoman Faustini Proposes Adaptive Swing for Willow Park

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Councilwoman Christine Faustini has proposed that an adaptive swing be installed at Willow Park. According to Faustini, there are no swings at any of the parks in town that are specifically designed to accommodate children in wheelchairs or with any special physical needs.

“I would like to give credit to eight year-old Grace Ann Farrell, who ...

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